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Animals (specifically cats and dogs) have a respiratory system similar to humans. The lungs function to take in oxygen from the air and expel carbon dioxide into the environment. The lungs are a vital organ necessary to sustain life.

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Heat Stroke in Dogs

As the hot days of summer are upon us, the heat can affect our pets as much as it affects us.  Heat stroke, also known as HYPERthermia, becomes a concern for dogs on very hot or humid days.  It can happen quite quickly – exposure to the heat does not have to be prolonged if […]

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Abscesses in Dogs

An abscess is the collection of pus (white blood cells) that has built up in tissues of the body from infection. In veterinary medicine, we often see abscesses formed as the result of wounds that have gone untreated, such as a puncture wound from a bite. Sometimes pet owners aren’t even aware their animal has […]

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Anal Sac Disorders in Dogs

Anal sacs (also called glands) are two small glands located just inside your pet’s anus. They hold a liquid material that is thick, oily and has a very strong unpleasant odor. In present day these glands really hold no purpose for domesticated dogs, however, the anal sacs originally served as a territorial or self-defense mechanism […]

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What You Need to Know About Hyperthyroidism

Hyperthyroidism is a disease where the thyroid gland is producing an excessive amount of thyroid hormone. This creates a large imbalance in the endocrine system and the pet can suffer from a long list of symptoms because of the extra hormone. Hyperthyroidism is almost exclusively found in mature and senior cats, the average age of […]

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The Risks of Being an Outdoor Cat

Cats are curious creatures who love to roam and explore. The outside world is full of birds to hunt, trees to climb and sun patches to roll in - so why doesn’t everyone let their cat go outside?

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